Innovation is critical to the success of any product or business, but today it’s so simple to test and measure iterative innovation that we forget that there is a whole other class of innovation – the long shot. You just can’t get to these innovations through a process of marginal gains which makes them much […]
Addiction or devotion? The complexity of our relationships between connected experiences, devices and people is increasing. In her talk at Mind the Product 2013, design ethnographer Kelly Goto presents underlying emotional indicators that reveal surprising attachments to brands, products, services and devices. She argues that we must move past addiction and into meaning — using […]
There have only been 10 startups that have exited for over a billion dollars in the last 5 years, but at Mind the Product 2013, George Berkowski showed that there’s still huge opportunity out there. There are still 6 feature phones for every smart phone in the market and as prices come down that means […]
There are some products you love. Some you even have a slightly unhealthy relationship with. Things you’re completely in love with, whether they’re apps, services or products. At Mind the Product 2013 Aziz Musa posited that these products are pure products, and that pure products is what we should all aim to build.
When Alexander Graham Bell invented the telephone he pitched it as a broadcast device – that it was for putting on a stage in front of a musician or sermon in order to broadcast it to the world. He had no idea he’d invented a two-way communication device and revolutionized how we could communicate with […]
Another year, another amazing Mind the Product conference. As usual it’s taken us about a week to recover from the maddening rush of putting on such a big event but we’re glad to hear we delivered on our promise to inspire and energise so many of you: #mtpcon has me and my team wanting to […]
Welcome to the 2013 Mind the Product conference in London. Here you’ll be able to find out what happens during the day. Intro by Mind the Product founder Martin Eriksson What is Mind the Product? It’s an international community with 4000 members and meet-ups in 12 cities around the world . We are a movement, […]
We were saving our final two speakers to drum up ticket sales, but last week, with a whole three months to go, we sold out! So without further ado, here are the final two speakers for the product event of the year – Mind the Product 2013.
Last year’s inaugural product management conference was a resounding success, so we’re thrilled to invite you back for Mind the Product 2013. As you can see below, we’ve lined up a stellar speaker line up for you around the theme ‘Building Products Customers Love’. At noon (GMT) today we’ll release the Early Bird tickets. But […]
Charles Adler is the Co-Founder and Creative Director of Kickstarter. He is an entrepreneur with over 14 years experience in interaction design. Formerly director of strategy and senior information architect at Agency.com, his work in user experience, design, and information architecture is driven by a commitment to all things clean and simple. Previously, he cofounded […]